- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 22 Oct 2006.
Billy Ray Morton obituary
- [S123] Bridges Funeral Home, (http://www.bridgesfuneralhome.com), 8 Apr 2009.
Born: July 06, 1926
Died: April 08, 2009
Services: 7:00 PM Monday, April 13, 2009, at Bridges Funeral Home
Visitation: 5:00-7:00 PM Monday, April 13, 2009, at Bridges Funeral Home
Cole, Roy – age 82 of Knoxville went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 8, 2009. He was born July 6, 1926. US Veteran of WWII. Preceded in death by father, Jeff Cole; mother and step-father, Hazel and Homer McHaffie; brothers, Frankie Cole, Clarence Cole, Ulyess Cole, James McHaffie, and Chester McHaffie; sisters, Viola Alsip and Evelyn Lamb; first wife, Thelma Morton Cole; infant daughter and older daughter, Shirley Ann Pascale. Survived by wife, Frances Cole; daughter, Brenda Baird; grandchildren, Bobbie and Betty Warren and Ted Lamb; five great grandchildren; sister, Helen Mills; brother, Bob McHaffie; and cousin, Walter Cole. Funeral services will be 7:00 PM Monday, April 13, 2009, in the chapel at Bridges Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Sexton and Rev. Jerry Ellison officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:45 AM Tuesday at Clear Springs Cemetery for an 11:00 AM interment. Full military honors will be provided by the East Tennessee Veteran Honor Guard. The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM Monday at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 865-523-4999.
Cemetery: Clear Springs Cemetery
Location: Bridges Funeral Home